Jefferson Memorial

Sally Hemings shows us the real Thomas Jefferson

Senior fellow Melody Barnes on Monticello's latest reckoning with history

RFK

What if RFK had skipped the 1968 race?

Sen. Edward Kennedy had a 'feeling of dread' about his brother's run for president

Chalkboard

It's still the economy, stupid

Senior fellow Chris Lu on how the economy affects the 2018 midterms

Vietnam 1968

Remembering 1968: A cataclysmic year

Secret White House presidential recordings from one of our nation's most tumultuous years

Iwo Jima

How America goes to war

The Miller Center's National War Powers Commission addressed a fundamental problem that's back in the news

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Critical insights for the nation's governance

The Miller Center is a nonpartisan affiliate of the University of Virginia that specializes in presidential scholarship, public policy, and political history and strives to apply the lessons of history to the nation's most pressing contemporary governance challenges